The representative from the Big Island also wants to fund a study of the impact of chlorpyrifos on pregnant women in Hawaii.
Critics say that the data now available online isn’t very meaningful because it’s not comprehensive.
First the measure was given a “defective” 2050 start date. Then it was shot down by voice vote, leaving the stands of individual lawmakers unclear.
The Agriculture and Health departments say they’ll gather more data, improve emergency responses and communicate better with public.
Alexander & Baldwin wants a one-year renewal of its use of East Maui streams. The Sierra Club argues it doesn’t need the water.